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    Sale 7612

    Old Master, 19th Century, Modern & Contemporary Prints

    1 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 4

    A Group of 16th Century Woodcuts

    Price Realised  


    A Group of 16th Century Woodcuts
    comprising three chiaroscuro woodcuts by and after Ugo da Carpi, including Christ at the House of Simon (B. 17), printed from four blocks in black and three shades of olive, watermark Crowned Eagle, published by Andrea Andreani, 1609, with his address, a very good impression of this rare print; A Sibyl with a Child holding a Torch (B. 6), a fine impression; and The Death of Ananias (B. 27 II); with The Prince on Horseback shooting with the Crossbow, from Der Weisskunig (Holl. 449) by Hans Burgkmair; Une Académie des Sciences (Pass. VI, 89) after Giuseppe Porta and A Blacksmith by an unidentified hand, all generally in good condition (6)

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